Team-Building Dos and Don’ts

One of the best ways to build a cohesive team in the workplace is by team-building exercises. At best, you can imagine that doing such things will bring a team together for one … Read More

A New Way of Looking at Stress

By LISA SWAN If you are feeling stressed out, think about this – stress can actually be good for you. Consider this – with absolutely no stress, we would find it difficult to achieve and grow and learn. Most of us have a friend, friend of a friend, … Read More

Five Things Successful People Do

By BEN HARGROVE What do successful people do that others do not? Here are some tips from our executive coach experts. 1.       Work hard Successful people are often mythologized as uniquely gifted geniuses who were destined to succeed.  There can be an implication that they did not have to … Read More

How to Maintain a Good Work Environment

 By BEN HARGROVE A good work environment can foster teamwork and increase productivity. A poor work environment can sow dissatisfaction, get in the way of the work and give employees you want to retain a reason to think about going elsewhere. Read More

How to Become a Better Leader

  By BEN HARGROVE You have a vision and are able to communicate it with passion. So you are probably already a good leader.  But as any good leader knows, there is always room for improvement, whether you are … Read More

Ways to Keep Your Employees Satisfied

Maybe you can’t give your employees a big raise, or any raise at all, and staffing cuts mean that everyone must work longer hours. But there are still things you can do to improve employee satisfaction. Read More

Ways to Get Your Staff to Get Along

Tension between staff members can interfere with getting work done. It can be an unnecessary distraction, or worse, if the staff members are supposed to work on a project together and are unable to do so. Read More

8 Reasons to Hire an Executive Coach

You may think you know it all, but you don’t. This is why an executive coach can help improve your life. As the cliché goes, it’s lonely at the top. If you are an executive or an entrepreneur, it may be hard to find good advice for your life. That is where an executive coach can help. Read More

How to Start a New Business With Your Workplace Experience

  By LISA SWAN With the New Year, some people start thinking of starting a new business. Of course, much of this is wishful thinking or fantasizing, but some of them have business ideas that could potentially be successful. Some of the more potentially successful new businesses … Read More